5 Things to do this Weekend: May 14- May 16

Stay safe and entertained with these online and socially distanced events. 

Shop at a Pop-Up Grocer

The Pop Up Grocer concept is coming to Chicago and will stock more than 400 products, with a focus on innovative brands that offer plant-based and sugar-conscious foods and beverages, in addition to home, pet and body products.

Date: Fri May 14 – Sun May 16
Time: 9AM – 7PM
Location: 1555 N Milwaukee Ave.
Cost: Free
More Info: popupgrocer.co

Get a Magic Show in a Box

Local magician Scott Green gets creative with a virtual version of his show, sending a mysterious box to ticket buyers that can be opened during a 75-minute Zoom performance.

Date: Sat May 15
Time: 5PM
Cost: $69
Location: Virtual
More Info: scottgreenmagic.com

Sip Craft Cocktails on the River

Mix equal parts fun and learning with a splash of good company. Enjoy inspired libations at this Chicago outdoor craft cocktail event.

Date: Sat May 15
Time: 2:30PM, 4:15PM
Cost: $50-$100
Location: 355 Chicago Riverwalk
More Info: eventbrite.com

Explore Handmade Wares  

Visit this socially-distanced mini handmade market with artists, jewelry makers, apparel, something for everyone!

Date: Sun May 16
Time: 12PM – 5PM
Cost: Free
Location: 1756 W 19th St.
More Info: eventbrite.com

Take in the Forest

Enjoy a day at the Forest Preserve at this inaugural festival of innovative outdoor experiences. The event is made for kids and families to develop their sense of creativity, perseverance and curiosity.

Date: Sun May 16
Time: 12PM – 3PM
Cost: Free
Location: LaBagh Woods Picnic Grove #1, N Cicero Ave. north of W Foster Ave
More Info: eventbrite.com